Sick of that 9-5 daily grind? Have you ever thought about starting your own business, but weren’t sure how? Are you a big foodie at heart, but don’t want to spend the long, tiring hours required in the kitchen to become a chef? Are you into tea and/or wellness, but don’t know enough about it to make it your full-time career? If your answer is yes to any or all of these, we may just have the perfect solution for you!
Change Your Career and Own a Retail Culinary Business
Join us and other passionate foodies & entrepreneurs by starting your own retail culinary business! Starting a franchise with The Spice & Tea Exchange® is everything you need to fulfill your entrepreneurial spirit, invest in yourself, and let the foodie in you shine!
“I was looking for something to do with my life, and I was doing a lot of soul searching, trying to figure out what I really loved…and what that boiled down to was food. I’m a foodie!” – Lisa Coleman | John’s Pass, FL
“It’s so gratifying to see people walk in the front door, take a deep break to experience the smells, and smile as they begin their shopping experience.” – Tami Brown | Sioux Falls, SD
Store & Culinary Highlights Include:
- A Full-service Tea Bar
- Over 225+ Premium Spice Blends & Herbs
- 45+ Exclusive Loose-Leaf Teas
- Sea Salts & Infused Sugars
- Meal Kits, Gourmet Gifts & Kitchen Accessories
- Wellness: Organic Teas, Immune Boosting Teas, & Soy Candles
Why The Spice & Tea Exchange®?
Family Friendly & Great for the Community
Our mission “Creating & sharing the experience of a more flavorful life,” encourages franchise owners, guests, and the local community around our stores to cook healthier at home & spend time with the family!
Foodie FUN! Dinner Parties, Class Opportunities, Community Involvement
Our local store owners often host: tea tastings, dinner parties, and culinary demonstrations as well as participate in events such as farmer’s markets, local community gatherings, and more. Many also co-host events and/or network with local vendors, chefs, spas, and venues!
The Best of Everything
The Spice & Tea Exchange® is the fun & excitement of a tea business, spice business, and culinary business all in one versatile retail shop!
Who We Are
The Spice & Tea Exchange® was founded in 2008, by a group of talented individuals with a passion for life and food. What started as a small shop St. Augustine, Florida, has quickly grown into a nation-wide franchise powered by flavor, passionate franchise owners, and a desire to bring flavorful ingredients to your kitchen.
Are You a Good Fit?
A successful franchise owner for buying a franchise/starting a culinary business fits these three important criteria:
- Passion for Food: No culinary experience necessary! As a part of our franchise system, you will have access to professional and experienced field consultants, virtual, in-house, and on-site training throughout the franchise development process. We, however, recommend someone with an unwavering passion for food – it will be part of your life every single day!
- Entrepreneur/Drive: We find our most successful stores to be the ones run by those who have an entrepreneurial spirit and desire to grow their independent business.
- And of Course, Fun!
We can’t wait to meet more passionate foodies to join our team! For more information on the company, the numbers, and the industry, or to contact us for more information, visit us at https://www.spiceandtea.com/franchise.